UN report: Ocean-based climate action could deliver a fifth of emissions cuts needed to limit temperature rise to 1.5°C
SEPTEMBER 23, 2019
An area of seagrass and rock on the seabed, Mediterranean sea, France: “Blue carbon” ecosystems could prevent approximately 1 gigatonne of CO2e from entering the atmosphere by 2050, says the report. Ocean-based climate action can play a much bigger role in shrinking the world’s carbon footprint than was previously thought. This report signals an exciting new pathway to a low-carbon, climate-resilient future. Ocean Conference in June 2020.